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IPC/WHMA-A-620 PDF Download – Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies

February 1, 2017: IPC is releasing the newly updated revision C of IPC/WHMA-A-620, Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies. Providing the electronics industry with the most current criteria for the performance and acceptance of cable and wire harness assemblies. The revision includes a synergy with IPC-A-610 and IPC-J-STD-001, aligning many of the […]

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North American Electronics Business Growth and Leading Indicators Mixed in September

Based on three-month rolling averages, printed circuit board (PCB) growth continued to downshift in September 2016, while the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry in North America maintained solid positive growth. Semiconductor shipments continued to recover, although year-on-year sales growth is still in negative territory, based on the three-month rolling average. The turnaround for semiconductor sales […]

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Industrial Robots: — Markets Reach $48.9 Billion By 2021

The opportunity to participate in robotic markets is compelling. This new market is evolving as new automated process based on breakthroughs and innovation in technology is expressed in robotic platforms. Microprocessor technology, optics, cameras, nanotechnology, new materials, thin film batteries, and sensors are among the technologies being put to use in innovative ways in robots. […]

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IPC-9121 Troubleshooting PCB Fabrication Processes

IPC Releases IPC-9121, Troubleshooting PCB Fabrication Processes IPC has released IPC-9121, Troubleshooting PCB Fabrication Processes, an essential resource for anyone involved in manufacturing or purchasing printed circuit boards (PCBs). This new handbook contains more than 650 PCB process defects, with causes and corrective actions for each. It also includes hundreds of full-color photos demonstrating real-world […]

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What is New in IPC Standards A-610F-WAM1 & J-STD-001F-WAM1 ?

In order to keep up with industry demand, IPC has released amendments for J-STD-001F, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies, and IPC-A-610F, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies. For each standard, IPC-A-610F Amendment 1 and IPC J-STD-001F Amendment 1 represents a critical shift to deliver necessary updates to these already robust standards. In order for a […]

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Thermal Management Technologies Market Report

According to a new report entitled “The Market for Thermal Management Technologies“, grow from about $10.7 billion in 2015 to nearly $11.2 billion in 2016 and $14.7 billion by 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6% between 2016 and 2021. Thermal Management Technologies Report Provides: An overview of the global markets for thermal management […]

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Download IPC Standards – Everything You Need From Start To Finish

To achieve a high quality end product and maintain a competitive position in the marketplace, you need to infuse quality throughout the manufacturing process. Did you know there is an IPC standard associated with nearly every step of printed circuit board production and assembly?  From design and purchasing to assembly and acceptance, Electronics.ca Publications offers […]

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European EMS Market Analysis

2014 was a tough year for most EMS companies with revenues in Western Europe  declining by 3% while an increase of 3.4% in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and  Middle East/North Africa (MENA) helped the overall European market post growth of 0.5%. Although the market is expected to recover, growth is forecast to remain flat in […]

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PCB Industry Results for September 2015

North American PCB Sales Growth Continues IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the September findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales growth continued in September and the book-to-bill ratio fell back to a more normal but still positive 1.05. Total North American PCB shipments increased 3.3 percent in […]

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